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Tanya Smith, MBA, PHR, CCMC, CLTMC

Company Name:

Be Promotable


PMB 115, 18484 Preston Rd, Suite 102





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Career Coach, Author, Speaker


Tanya Smith is a certified career management and online branding expert specializing in providing career management resources. Often referred to as the “Promotion Coach”, she uses a blend of positive psychology, corporate savvy, and the most current career technologies to help professional women of color feeling stuck at work, how to advance successfully in their careers so they can boost earning opportunities, while enjoying a balanced lifestyle.

Tanya founded the company, Design Your Work, in 2007 after having completed the first of several coaching & development certifications.  She has over a decade of human resources experience with a Fortune 100 company, and a superior track record of coaching expertise.  The company name was rebranded to Be Promotable ™ in January 2010 to establish a focus on personal branding for career professionals with an emphasis on competitive online visibility.

Tanya has worked with various organizations as well as individuals over the years to provide coaching workshops, group consulting, and virtual presentations.  The list includes Sisters Sowing Seeds, Army & Air Force Exchange Services (AAFES), Covenant Business & Technology Seminars, and more.  She is highly visible on the Internet and maintains an interactive blog and weekly e-zine through the main website,   Stop by for a free special report and training video.


Tanya's professional background includes the distinguished designation of the Professional in Human Resources (PHR).  Other formal education includes a Bachelor’s degree in the field of Psychology and a Masters in Business Administration. Among several certifications, Tanya is a 360 Reach branding analyst,  a qualified occupational and Myers-Briggs assessment administrator, and she is also a qualified Leadership Practitioner in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP). 

Tanya earned her first career coaching certification with Career Coach Academy in 2007 and formalized her calling to work with individuals and groups seeking to find and advance their career calling. In 2008, she completed a professional certification in Leadership & Talent Management Coaching with Leadership Coach Academy.  Tanya continues to stay current with various online and offline career tools including certification as an Online Branding Strategist with 360 Reach ™ in 2010.

My Favorite Client

"Tanya brings unique tools into the coaching process, and provides excellent resources for the client throughout the process - along with the many resources available on the website.  She is an excellent communicator and the coaching process is a thorough and well rounded program. It was/is a very positive experience that has helped me to clarify where I am now in my career, where I want to go, and how to access the tools I need to get there."

- Diane Patrick, Dallas, TX

"That was the best teleseminar I've ever attended, and I've attended plenty. You are awesome. And if anyone mentions wanting a business coach or a life coach, I'm referring them to you." 

- Charlotte Flowers, Columbus, OH


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